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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' North, Longitude: 90° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.58 meters/second, 1661.7 km/hour, 1032.5 miles/hour or 897.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.57 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.58 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.1"5.91 miwest0° 22' 34.4"25.85 misouth26.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 00' South, Longitude: 66° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.55 meters/second, 1604.0 km/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.0"996.59 miwest0° 10' 26.5"11.96 misouth996.48 mi
24 hours11° 51' 50.7"814.59 mieast4° 00' 25.7"275.41 misouth855.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:00 Noon753 km468 miles407 nmSouth S
MasayaSat 12:00 Noon857 km532 miles463 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 12:00 Noon862 km535 miles465 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 12:00 Noon871 km541 miles470 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 12:00 Noon891 km554 miles481 nmNorth N
San MiguelSat 12:00 Noon897 km557 miles484 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaSat 12:00 Noon916 km569 miles495 nmNorth N
EscuintlaSat 12:00 Noon940 km584 miles508 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSat 12:00 Noon975 km606 miles527 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSat 12:00 Noon996 km619 miles538 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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